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Old 06-07-2017, 16:12   #46
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Cycle lanes on normal roads are still hazards for the motorists. I meant complete physical separation, not a painted lane in a road.
i'm all for that -they can cycle in Europe
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i'm all for that -they can cycle in Europe
Our roads firstly are not made for cyclists and secondly many of them think they bloody own the roads whilst paying no tax and insurance and even less have the right road skills to ride a bike on the roads IMO..
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Old 06-07-2017, 20:36   #48
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Our roads firstly are not made for cyclists and secondly many of them think they bloody own the roads whilst paying no tax and insurance and even less have the right road skills to ride a bike on the roads IMO..
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Re: Not driving to work could save £1,000

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Cycle lanes on normal roads are still hazards for the motorists.
Interesting that you refer to cycling provision as hazard. Do you think motorists are hazardous to cyclists?

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I meant complete physical separation, not a painted lane in a road.
So do you support segregated cycle lanes?

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Our roads firstly are not made for cyclists and secondly many of them think they bloody own the roads whilst paying no tax and insurance and even less have the right road skills to ride a bike on the roads IMO..
Firstly, who says so? The bicycle was invented well before the car;
Secondly, cyclists DO own the roads in the same way as any other road user 'owns' the roads;
Thirdly, read the thread about tax and insurance;
Fourthly, Don't generalise, it makes you look stupid.
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Interesting that you refer to cycling provision as hazard. Do you think motorists are hazardous to cyclists?



So do you support segregated cycle lanes?



Firstly, who says so? The bicycle was invented well before the car;
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We are in 2017 not 1717.

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Interesting that you refer to cycling provision as hazard. Do you think motorists are hazardous to cyclists?



So do you support segregated cycle lanes?



Secondly, cyclists DO own the roads in the same way as any other road user 'owns' the roads;
In your opinion but not the vast majority...

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Interesting that you refer to cycling provision as hazard. Do you think motorists are hazardous to cyclists?



So do you support segregated cycle lanes?



Thirdly, read the thread about tax and insurance;
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Pot calling the kettle black there Kursk.

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Interesting that you refer to cycling provision as hazard. Do you think motorists are hazardous to cyclists?



So do you support segregated cycle lanes?



Fourthly, Don't generalise.
Now unless l am mistaken you seem to be the expert at that as other threads will reveal.
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Old 06-07-2017, 21:01   #51
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We are in 2017 not 1717.

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In your opinion but not the vast majority...

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Pot calling the kettle black there Kursk.

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Now unless l am mistaken you seem to be the expert at that as other threads will reveal.
You have exhausted me with your mumbojumbo .
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You have exhausted me with your mumbojumbo .
l have just made it a bit clearer to you in my last reply as my brain works slower these days.
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l have just made it a bit clearer to you in my last reply as my brain works slower these days.
Nope, I'd worked out the references it's the deciphering of the meanings that's confused me. You are too deep for me Den
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Re: Not driving to work could save £1,000

I don't feel safe on my bike out on the road now, the cycle lanes around here don't get used and they are in better condition that the roads (mainly as they are paths off the road), on some really busy roads I still see cyclists dice with weather when they cycle path is next to them.

I looked at taking a job that was in walking/cycling distance and was safe and was all ready to give the car up for work but it never did work out, maybe next time.
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Cyclist shoud be like tractors. stop, pull over. and let proper road users get past.

pretend they're cars. slow bloody cars.

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if your not taxed and insured i can't hear you
As if cyclists don't emit emmisions by farting all the way to God knows where they're going.
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As if cyclists don't emit emmisions by farting all the way to God knows where they're going.
Careful papa, Gary is probing you with a bit of covert bum foreplay there. Very sneaky
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Although there are some cyclists who should never be allowed out on the roads and have little regard for other users including pavements and pedestrian crossings if that is what they want to use most are careful even if annoying.

It's when they get into "packs" that the fun really starts. Whether it a group of young fools like I encountered yesterday weaving all over the road even crossing to my side cycling against my direction to the more organised groups in tighter clothing that either bunch up over the whole lane or are snaked out over some distance, both are difficult to get past. I don't care if they are training or racing, they need to be aware of other road users and if necessary pull over and wait.

Yes they have a right to use the road but like all road users need to have consideration for other traffic.
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Police helping a cyclist get into the cycle lane.....

http://video.dailymail.co.uk/preview...7524113209.mp4
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Police helping a cyclist get into the cycle lane.....

http://video.dailymail.co.uk/preview...7524113209.mp4
if that's the official way to deal with them i'm all for it
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if that's the official way to deal with them i'm all for it

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